30 Beautiful Islands to Visit in 2020

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Do you have plans to go on a vacation soon? Well, if you do not know where to visit, we have put together 30 beautiful Islands you can try out in 2020.

One of the beautiful things about touring and the island is the feeling of relaxation that comes with the beaches and also the fascinating culture you get to experience. Are you ready to find out what these paradise islands are? let us go right ahead and learn

1. Maldives

A lot recently, people have been having destination weddings, and the Maldives has been their go-to Island. Well, we would like to introduce you to this beautiful archipelago that is located in the Indian Ocean.

Often called a tropical paradise by its hundreds of visitors, the Maldives offers visitors the most beautiful white sand beaches, an incredible marine life experience, with its lovely turquoise Waters. You’ll be amazed at the quality of activities that you can enjoy in the Maldives.

2. Palawan Island, Philippines

If you have ever searched the ranking for the most beautiful island in the world, then you probably would have seen Palawan multiple times.

There are so many amazing things you can do in this archipelago, but some of the most popular activities include hiking, diving, fishing, and enjoying its beautiful beaches. If you manage to find yourself in Southeast Asia, make sure you visit Palawan.

3. French Polynesia

French Polynesia is a small group of volcanic islands located in the South Pacific. This is probably one of the most exciting Islands on the planet.

There are tons of amazing things you can do, including hiking snorkeling enjoying the beaches, and, of course, trying out the most beautiful hotels in French Polynesia.

4. Santorini, Greece

Santorini is one of the most famous islands in Greece, and this is for good reasons. Santorini is a beautiful place that has fantastic beaches, volcanic landscapes, ancient cities, and of course, the best wines and local foods you can find anywhere in Greece. This is one beautiful Island you don’t want to miss. Try it out in 2020.

5. Seychelles

Seychelles is a famous Island located off the coast of East Africa. It forms a lovely archipelago of 115 islands that features idyllic beaches and some beautiful crystalline blue waters.

With untampered nature, this Island has become a favorite destination for newlyweds.

6. Cook Islands

Cook Islands

Cook Island is one place where you find peace when you’re troubled. Located in the heart of the Pacific Ocean, Cook Island features pure white sandy beaches with crystal blue waters, and weather that is warm and welcoming all year round. One of the best things to do on Cook Island is jungle Trekking.

7. Hawaii, United States of America

Hawaii

Hawaii is most likely one of the most popular archipelagos on Earth. This island located in the United States of America comes with pristine beaches and the beautiful scenery that will have you gazing for hours.

Some of the best things you can do in Hawaii include enjoying the culture, surfing, flying on a helicopter, watching dolphins, and of course, exploring the fantastic landscape.

8. Carpi, Italy

Carpi is an island in Italy that is located a few miles from the mainland in the Bay of Naples. The island is one of the most lovely places you will ever visit.

9. Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia

Saint Lucia is a beautiful island located on the eastern side of the Caribbean. The island is home to volcanic beaches, luxury resorts, fishing villages, and reef diving sites. This is an ideal destination if you’re feeling romantic, or you just want to relax.

Also, there are many amazing activities you and your significant other can enjoy in Saint Lucia; some of them include diving and exploring nature.

10. Whitsunday Island, Australia

Whitsunday is a lovely Island positioned at the heart of the Greek Barrier Reef, just Midway along the Queensland Coast of Australia. Whitsunday Islands are laid back and beautiful with lots of activities that you can engage in.

If you’re a lover of water sports, boat trips, or even watching nature, this is the perfect place for you to visit in 2020.

11. Boracay, Philippines

The Philippines seems to be home too many beautiful islands, and Boracay is just one of them. When you visit Boracay, you’ll be welcomed by stunning beaches and lovely scenery that is perfect for postcards. There are so many exciting things you can do here, and they include enjoying the local delicacies.

12. Perhentian Island, Malaysia

Perhentian Island is located on the northeastern coast of Malaysia. The island is renowned for its beautiful clear waters, and coral reefs, providing some of the most exciting diving spots for visitors. This island is famous for boat trips, diving, snorkeling, beautiful beaches, and nature.

13. Corsica, France

The island of Corsica in France is one of the most exciting places for visitors full-stop this island has stylish beaches, picturesque villages, water sports, and tons of other exciting activities that will make you enjoy your stay.

14. Raja Almpat, Indonesia

Raja Almpat

Raja Almpat is one of the most beautiful archipelagoes that the world has to offer. This island is famous for his beautiful marine life and lovely beaches and coral reefs. If you are looking for the perfect place for pictures and enjoying nature, this is the right place for you.

15. Aeolian Islands, Italy

Aeolian Islands

The Aeolian Islands are on the northeastern coast of Sicily. This is the perfect destination for people who love to visit the Islands. And if you are in the mood for some turquoise lagoons and Rocky Hills, you just might have found the perfect destination for your next holiday.

16. Fiji Islands

Fiji Islands

Fiji islands in the South Pacific is an archipelago that is blessed with beautiful white sand beaches and beautiful crystal blue waters. This is an excellent destination for escapism, romance, or just relaxation.

There are tons of things you can do on the Fiji islands, so make sure that you put it on your bucket list.

17. Galapagos Islands

Galapagos Islands

Galapagos island is a south Eastern pacific archipelago that is 600 miles off the west coast of South America. This is an Island where you would find incredible wildlife and amazing landscapes that you probably will not find anywhere else on the planet.

This island is not only famous for its beaches, but it is also considered one of the foremost destinations for wildlife viewing in the world. If you want to engage in activities like bird watching hiking or snorkeling, this is your perfect destination.

18. Zanzibar, Tanzania

Zanzibar Prison Island

Zanzibar is an archipelago located in Tanzania. This beautiful island situated in the Indian Ocean is a total breathtaking Paradise with fascinating culture and history. there are so many beautiful things you can do in Zanzibar, and of course, they have some of the most amazing hotels for visitors

19. Komodo Island

Komodo island is a beautiful archipelago made up of rusty-red volcanic Hills. The Island has become an accessible location because it is a habitat to the 3-meter long dragon monitor lizard.

The Komodo Island is surrounded by water of seagrass beds, coral reefs, and mangroves, making it an attractive location for divers from all around the world. As you can already guess, one of the most exciting activities you can engage in on this island is diving. Also, you can enjoy sailing trips, wildlife, and hiking.

20. Reunion Island

Reunion Island

Reunion Island is located in the Indian Ocean near Madagascar. This is a beautiful volcanic island that draws Adventurers, Traders, and Seafarers from all around the world. This is a location that is famous for water sports, nature, boat trips, and of course, its beaches. Have you added it to your bucket list? You should.

21. Mauritius Island

Mauritius Island

Mauritius island is mostly described as Heaven on Earth, and this is because of how beautiful the view is. this is an island located at the Southeastern part of the Indian Ocean, and it has become a perfect destination for lovers of beaches and adventure Seekers.

There are many activities to enjoy in Mauritius. All you have to do is visit the Island and make up your mind on what to do.

22. Gili Islands, Indonesia

Gili Islands

Gili Island is situated off the coast of Lombok. There are three Gili Islands, and they have been described as a beautiful paradise, attracting visitors from all around the globe. If you would like to engage in cruising, snorkeling, watersports, and basically enjoying beautiful beaches, this is one Island you should visit in 2020.

23. Sardinia Island

Sardinia Island

Sardinia remains one of the loveliest islands in the Mediterranean Sea. The Island has some fantastic sandy beaches as well as mountain House interiors that will catch the attention of almost anybody.

You can experience one of the many activities that the Sardinia Island has to offer; all you have to do is pay a visit and enjoy yourself. Also, make up your mind on how many pictures you will want to take cause you just might end up exhausting your phone memory with the beautiful scenery.

24. Madeira, Portugal

Madeira

Madeira Island is an archipelago located in the Atlantic Ocean located in the Southwest of Portugal.

Owing to its delicious foods and beautiful volcanic landscapes, the Madeira Island has become the number one spot for visitors looking to enjoy delicious foods, fantastic beaches, and basically an exciting time away from the environment they are used to.

There are so many things you can do on this island, including whale and dolphin watching, boat trips, and of course, enjoy nature.

25. The Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India

The Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Andaman and Nicobar is an archipelago that is situated in the Bay of Bengal. The place is famous for its elephants diving into the sea. Island has some beautiful beaches and amazing Waters that make it a perfect escape from the stress of modern life.

26. Koh Samui, Thailand

Koh Samui is the second-largest island in Thailand. This location serves as a perfect destination for anyone who’s feeling romantic, or who just wants to embark on an adventure or enjoy some rejuvenation.

Its enormous palm-fringed beaches and rainforests have been attracting travelers from all across the globe. Some exciting activities you can engage in on this island include boat trips, diving, fishing, and enjoying Wild Life.

27. Ré Island

Ré island is located just off the coast of La Rochelle in the Atlantic Ocean. The beauty of this island is how it has preserved its authenticity and charm. You will find beautiful rainforest, amazing beaches, and of course, it is a small picturesque harbor that you can enjoy.

28. Bali, Indonesia

Bali Islands, also called the Island of the Gods, has become one of the most popular travel destinations in the world for many years. This island comes with a varied landscape of mountains and hills, sandy beaches, lush rice terraces, and beautiful coral reefs.

If you’re a traveler looking to enjoy some fantastic adventure, then Bali Island should be on your list.

29. Palau Islands

Palau Islands is a beautiful archipelago that is located in the Oceania and Australian continent. Palau Islands consist of almost 200 mostly pristine limestones and volcanic Islands that are nicely surrounded by lovely turquoise Lagoon.

This is an ideal destination for water sports, diving, fishing, and of course, spending time with the one you love.

30. Hvar & The Pakleni Islands, Croatia

Hvar & The Pakleni Islands

Hvar & The Pakleni Islands, Croatia, is the perfect destination for travelers who are seeking a chance to relax by the sea. At this destination, you will definitely be awestruck by the fantastic scenery and wealth of culture.

There are so many activities you can engage in, including sightseeing, parties, and of course, enjoying the incredible beaches.

So, guys, this is a list of the 30 amazing Islands you should consider traveling to in 2020. Of course, you might not be able to visit every single Island on this list, but at least you must have found the perfect place for your next holiday.

Do you know of any other islands that should have made this list? Please, do not hesitate to share them with us in the comment section provided below.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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Emmanuella Ekokotu
Ekokotu Emmanuella is a sociologist and Anthropologist, writer, and fashion model who lives in Benin city, Edo state,Nigeria.
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